Roney warns against complacency after damning review

By Mark Conrad | 14 January 2020

Manchester City Council’s chief executive has insisted the authority will not be complacent about child sexual exploitation after a damning review was published.

An assurance review of Operation Augusta, a multi-agency operation launched after the 2003 death of 15 year-old Victoria Agoglia, who was in council care when she and other children were targeted by an organised gang, found public bodies knew youngsters were suffering ‘profound abuse…but did not protect them’.

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